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Blooming Business by Ton van Zantvoort
Blooming Business, A - is the smell of imported roses so sweet indeed?

Blooming Business, A

In an intriguing way a BLOOMING BUSINESS shows the world of Jane, Oscar and Kennedy, who all depend some how on the huge flower farms in Naivasha, Kenya.
A poetic, cinematic and poignant documentary in which director Ton van Zantvoort goes deep into the lives of the main characters. Is the smell of the imported rose so sweet indeed?

Directed by Ton van Zantvoort
Produced by NEWTON Film in co-production with VPRO Television
info@newtonfilm.nl
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Awards:
DOK Leipzig HWF Award
Cinema Planeta Best Treatment Jury Award
Medfilm Open Eyes Award Special Mention
FICA - Festival International de cinema e video ambiental 2010 - Press Award
Millenium International Documentary Film Festival - Brussels, Belgium 2010 - Audience Award

Festivals:
Millenium International Documentary Film Festival - Brussels, Belgium 2010
FICA - Festival International de cinema e video ambiental - Brasil, 2010
Planete Doc Review - Against Gravity, Poland, 2010
Montreal Human Rights Film Festival, Canada, 2010
Cinema Planeta Mexico, Mexico, 2010
Human Rights Human Wrongs, Norway, 2010
DOCPoint Helsinki Documentary Festival, Finland, 2010
International Documentary Festival Agadir, Morocco, 2009
Med Film Festival, Italy, 2009
ânûû-rû âboro, Peoples’ film festival, New Caledonia, 2009
AFF, Astra Film Festival, Romania, 2009
DOK Leipzig, Germany, 2009
MEDI MED Docs come true, Spain, 2009
Planet in Focus, Environmental Film Festival, Canada, 2009
NFF, Dutch Film Festival, The Netherlands, 2009
VIFF, Vancouver International Film Festival, 2009
NIFF, Newport International Film Festival, 2009
EIFF, Edinburgh International Film Festival, 2009
Cinema City 09, Serbia
Rodos International Films+ Visual Arts Festival, Greece, 2009
New Zealand International Film Festival 2009
GFFIS, Green Film Festival in Seoul Korea May 2009
International Film Festival Breda IFFB 2009, The Netherlands
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival TDF 2009, Greece

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